From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By Jit Majumdar

  1. beautiful writing; beautiful outline; picturesque writing
  2. portrait; digit of the moon
  3. an apsarā who was a dancer in the court of the Pāndavas (M. Bh.); a companion of Uşā the daughter of the asura Bāņa (Bg. Pur.); the daughter of Kumbhānda (Bg. Pur.).